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VERIFY: No, the Vice President does not want to shut down the VA

The quote attributed to her in a viral post is made up and goes against the vice president’s record of assisting veterans.

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Wounded women veterans face higher levels of loneliness, isolation: report

Officials say the new survey from Wounded Warrior Project shows a need for more transition programs focused on women.

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Sewage in bathtubs, more mold, stinky closet: Officers sue landlord over Monterey housing

Their daughter’s teacher reported “that there was a stench emanating from the little girl’s clothes.

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DC Guardsman on orders to 'do nothing' during Capitol attack

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Former SEAL Team 6 member to plead guilty in Green Beret's death

Member of SEAL Team 6 to plead guilty in 2017 death of Army Green Beret.

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Navy will scrap fire-ravaged Bonhomme Richard

Officials said it will cost too much to resurrect the amphib, which burned for more than four days this summer.

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Fighting demons, healing hatred, restoring hope: How to defeat extremism in the US military

The military needs a program as part of the mandatory demobilization process to promote the deradicalization of service members, says the author of this commentary.

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Veterans And Gold Star Families Granted Lifetime Passes To National Parks

Former service members and families of those killed on active duty will have "free access to the iconic and treasured lands they fought to protect."

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Gary Sinise releases video honoring oldest US vet for 111th birthday: WW2 vet Lawrence Brooks

On Sunday, actor and veterans advocate Gary Sinise honored Lawrence Brooks, a U.S. Army veteran who last month turned 111-years-old. Brooks, an African American, is America's oldest living military veteran.
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For the fire-ravaged ship Bonhomme Richard, the US Navy has no good options

The damage to Bonhomme Richard is tremendous, but the Navy doens't have any good choices

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7th US service member has died from COVID-19

In total, the Pentagon has reported nearly 38,500 COVID-19 cases among military personnel.

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Congress Launches Investigation Into Fort Hood Deaths

The probe will focus on whether the recent tragedies "may be symptomatic of underlying leadership, discipline, and morale deficiencies throughout the chain-of-command."

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Sources: Sailor possibly linked to USS Bonhomme Richard ship fire under investigation

A Navy sailor is under investigation in connection with the fire that caused extensive damage to the USS Bonhomme Richard at Naval Base San Diego, sources told ABC 10News.

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The 11 Biggest Lies Recruiters Tell, According To The Internet

Ahh, recruiters: the future soldier, sailor, airman, or Marine’s first official introduction to the U.S. armed forces and a figure who will live in infamy

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Top Navy official: Sailor burnout a concern amid COVID-19 crisis

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Mike Gilday told NBC News the pandemic has forced ships to remain at sea for longer periods of time.

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The Navy needs to fix itself because it keeps screwing up

If all of the military services were baseball teams, the Navy would be the 1962 Mets – a team so bad that columnist Jimmy Breslin wrote a book about them called, "Can't Anybody Here Play This Game?"

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Missing Marines, sailor presumed dead as search is halted

15 Marines and a Navy sailor were training off the coast California when their amphibious assault vehicle sank. Nine were killed.

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Senators seek answers from Navy on human trafficking by sailors in Bahrain

The query comes after a series of Military Times stories about sailor trafficking on the Middle Eastern island.

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The U.S. Military Won’t Return to Business as Usual After the Pandemic - War on the Rocks

As America logs record-breaking numbers of daily COVID-19 infections and deaths, the U.S. military is far from immune. In the first half of July,

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This aviator just became the US Navy's first Black female fighter pilot

"Very proud of LTJG [Madeline] Swegle," a senior Navy official wrote. "Go forth and kick butt."

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Germany's elite force 'to be partially disbanded'

The KSK commando force has been criticised for right-wing extremism in its ranks.

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Tinder, Sailor, Hooker, Pimp: The U.S. Navy’s sex trafficking scandal in Bahrain

NCIS probes revealed evidence that U.S. sailors were housing prostitutes in their apartments, seizing the women’s passports and taking a cut of their earnings ― profiting from the sex trade that services shipmates in Bahrain.

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US Navy evacuates over 80% of USS Theodore Roosevelt crew as nearly 600 carrier sailors test positive for coronavirus

The carrier's former captain had pleaded with the Navy to take decisive action and evacuate most of the crew ashore.

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Coronavirus cases on USS Theodore Roosevelt spike to 550

The Navy reported 103 new cases of the coronavirus onboard the ship in one day.

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Navy relieves captain who raised alarm about COVID-19 on ship

The Navy relieved the captain who sounded the alarm about an outbreak of COVID-19 aboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt.

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An outbreak on a Navy warship — and an ominous sign of a readiness crisis

A growing list of Navy warships are sidelined because crews are reporting COVID-19 outbreaks.

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US Army's new uniforms have been modelled on those from WWII & designed to honor 'the greatest generation'

Soldiers and officers were measured up for the dark-green jackets and pants for the first time this week as the uniform was rolled out in several units across the US.

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Navy SEAL To Plead Not Guilty To War Crimes, Including Killing ISIS Teen

Nineteen-year veteran Edward Gallagher will stand trial on war crimes charges, including premeditated murder, that prosecutors say he committed while serving in Iraq.